Foundation / Corporation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation and University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences - Center for Rural Health (CRH)
01/08/20 5:00 PM CST Receipt
Grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to North Dakota health organizations serving rural areas to improve the health and well-being of area residents. Funding is intended to support physical activity and wellness through programs, events, and related supply and equipment purchases.
The purpose of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation Rural Health Grant Program is to to serve and show benefit to rural North Dakotans and their health needs, transform their health and well-being, and raise awareness for the need for all ages to engage in more daily, physical activity and overall wellness.
BCBSND Caring Foundation seeks to support providers – a provider is defined as a health care entity that provides services to patients – (ex. hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, public health units, mental health facilities, dental clinics, tribal health facilities, home health agencies, pharmacies, EMS units and other related health organizations) and their communities by offering grants that stimulate new thinking around providers championing physical activity and wellness programs.
The Foundation seeks projects that demonstrate collaborative efforts involving rural providers and their communities to support physical activity and wellness for all ages. Some examples of possible activities and programs include:
Equipment acquisitions are permitted.
GrantWatch ID#: 149104
It is anticipated that 8-16 grants will be awarded.
Grants will be awarded in the amounts of $2,500 to $5,000. The committee will consider grants of greater amount if an applicant is applying on behalf of a network of health care facilities.
The time frame for implementing the individual grants will be 12 months, with a funding period of (February 14, 2020 – February 15, 2021).
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications via email - clearly marked UND RFP BC-2020- to:
Shawn Larson, Project Coordinator
Center for Rural Health, UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences
UND RFP BC-2020
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